Catharine Cappe

Standard Name: Cappe, Catharine


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In addition to Catharine Cappe 's work on Sunday schools and versions of fairy stories by Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy , the magazine reviewed work by a whole library of didactic, pedagogical, or improving writers, reprinted as...


About 1765
Catharine Cappe opened one of the earliest recorded Sunday schools, at Catterick in Yorkshire.
Hannah Ball opened an early Methodist Sunday school at High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire.
July 1780
Robert Raikes opened his first Sunday school.
By October 1805
Catharine Cappe published Observations on Charity Schools, a hard-hitting critique of the existing situation.
By June 1806
Poems Written on Different Occasions by the domestic servant Charlotte Richardson were selected, edited, and published with some account of the author by the middle-class activist and social reformer Catharine Cappe .
By late 1813
The York County Hospital relented and allowed lady visitors access to its patients.
1 April 1819
The Peace Society (founded in 1816) began publishing a periodical, The Herald of Peace.